Definition of cancroid in English:


Syllabification: can·croid
Pronunciation: /ˈkaNGˌkroid


  • 1 Zoology Like a crab, especially in structure.
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    • The oxyrhynchous characteristics are minimised by this adoption of this cancroid form, and meticulous examination of even the adult brings the status of the species as a parthenopid into doubt.
  • 2 Medicine (Of a growth) resembling cancer.
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    • Medication suppressed the cancroid growth if its dose contained 15 millions of desolated trypanosomes.

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